An angry mob beat two brothers who died a few hours later in Naogaon early yesterday.
The dead are Saidur Rahman, 45, and Mainul Haque, 42, from Bizli village of Niamatpur upazila.
Sohel Rana, president of Begunbari Samabay Samity, a cooperative society, and its cashier Jahangir Alam misappropriated Tk 4 lakh of society members, Officer-in-Charge (Investigation) Shahabuddin Chowdhury of Niamatpur Police Station quoted the members as saying.
The members met at Begunbari village around 7:30pm over the matter on Friday, said the OC.
During the meeting, Sohel and other members had heated arguments.
Sohel left the meeting at one stage and came back minutes later with eight to ten people, including his uncles Saidur and Mainul. They attacked the members.
Hearing yells, villagers came hurrying in and beat with sticks the two brothers, who could not make a getaway unlike Jahangir, Sohel and the other attackers, said the OC.
On information, police came around 9:30pm and brought the two siblings to Niamatpur Health Complex.
Saidur died around midnight and Mainul at 2:00am.
Police have sent the bodies to Naogaon Sadar Hospital morgue for autopsies.